Period
to 23 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 107 73
Rank change year-on-year +23 -34 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 165 111 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.34% 2.52% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 2.59% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 114 117 148
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £34,900 £30,700
90th Percentile £64,700 £67,500 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4,810 4,279 4,799
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 97.14% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,028 3,614 3,981
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -6 37 £52,000 +4.00%
Watford +14 25 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Stevenage +15 14 £50,000 +17.65% 5
St Albans -3 14 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Hatfield -18 10 £61,250 +22.50%
Letchworth +19 9 £42,500 -2.30% 1
Hemel Hempstead -3 9 £43,000 -14.00% 2
Borehamwood -2 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Tring -4 6 £30,000 -7.69%
Rickmansworth - 4 £55,000 - 1
Hitchin - 3 £50,000 -
Berkhamsted - 3 - -
Bishop's Stortford -12 2 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 137 (83.03%) Software Engineering
2 70 (42.42%) C#
3 57 (34.55%) C
3 57 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (32.73%) C++
5 51 (30.91%) .NET
6 50 (30.30%) Java
7 43 (26.06%) JavaScript
8 39 (23.64%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (22.42%) SDLC
10 32 (19.39%) SQL
11 29 (17.58%) Degree
11 29 (17.58%) AngularJS
12 28 (16.97%) React
13 27 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
13 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
14 26 (15.76%) Linux
14 26 (15.76%) BDD
15 25 (15.15%) Splunk
15 25 (15.15%) Runscope
15 25 (15.15%) ASP.NET
16 24 (14.55%) Test Automation
17 22 (13.33%) Computer Science
18 21 (12.73%) .NET Framework
18 21 (12.73%) Git (software)
18 21 (12.73%) Web Services
19 20 (12.12%) Oracle
20 19 (11.52%) MVC
20 19 (11.52%) TDD
20 19 (11.52%) Web Development

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.61%) Apache
2 1 (0.61%) CMS
2 1 (0.61%) IIS
2 1 (0.61%) JBoss
2 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (4.85%) LabWindows
2 2 (1.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (15.15%) Runscope
3 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.24%) GitHub
5 6 (3.64%) Akamai
5 6 (3.64%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.85%) Internet
2 7 (4.24%) HTTP
3 6 (3.64%) RFID
3 6 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.42%) Wireless
5 3 (1.82%) 2G
5 3 (1.82%) 3G
5 3 (1.82%) 4G
5 3 (1.82%) 802.11
5 3 (1.82%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.82%) GSM
5 3 (1.82%) iBeacon
5 3 (1.82%) Wireless Security
6 2 (1.21%) Broadband
6 2 (1.21%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.21%) RS-485
7 1 (0.61%) DNS
7 1 (0.61%) FlexRay
7 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (5.45%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.24%) Couchbase
4 6 (3.64%) Endeca
5 5 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.03%) Redis
6 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.82%) Big Data
7 3 (1.82%) DataStax
8 2 (1.21%) DB2
8 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.61%) MySQL
9 1 (0.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.91%) Subversion
3 17 (10.30%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.30%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.88%) Cucumber
4 13 (7.88%) Spock
5 11 (6.67%) LabVIEW
6 7 (4.24%) Maven
7 6 (3.64%) JUnit
7 6 (3.64%) Mockito
7 6 (3.64%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.03%) CANoe
9 4 (2.42%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.42%) CodeWarrior
9 4 (2.42%) jMock
10 3 (1.82%) JIRA
10 3 (1.82%) NUnit
10 3 (1.82%) Xcode
11 2 (1.21%) Selenium
11 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (10.30%) Electronics
2 10 (6.06%) Automotive
2 10 (6.06%) Finance
2 10 (6.06%) Retail
3 7 (4.24%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.42%) Banking
6 3 (1.82%) Publishing
7 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (30.91%) .NET
2 29 (17.58%) AngularJS
3 28 (16.97%) React
4 25 (15.15%) ASP.NET
5 21 (12.73%) .NET Framework
5 21 (12.73%) Web Services
6 16 (9.70%) Ember.js
6 16 (9.70%) Meteor
6 16 (9.70%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 15 (9.09%) HTML
8 14 (8.48%) CSS
9 13 (7.88%) Kafka
9 13 (7.88%) RxJava
9 13 (7.88%) Vert.x
10 11 (6.67%) RESTful
11 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (4.85%) Node.js
11 8 (4.85%) Spring
12 7 (4.24%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (3.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.48%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.85%) Acoustics
5 8 (4.85%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.42%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.42%) Robotics
8 3 (1.82%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.82%) Derivative
8 3 (1.82%) Fintech
9 2 (1.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.21%) NHS
9 2 (1.21%) VHDL
10 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.61%) MPEG
10 1 (0.61%) SCADA
10 1 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.76%) Linux
2 12 (7.27%) Windows
3 6 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.64%) Unix
4 5 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.21%) Android
5 2 (1.21%) Solaris
5 2 (1.21%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (83.03%) Software Engineering
2 57 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (23.64%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (22.42%) SDLC
5 26 (15.76%) BDD
6 24 (14.55%) Test Automation
7 19 (11.52%) Data Privacy
7 19 (11.52%) MVC
7 19 (11.52%) TDD
7 19 (11.52%) Web Development
8 17 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (9.70%) Performance Management
10 14 (8.48%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.48%) Multithreading
11 13 (7.88%) DevOps
11 13 (7.88%) High Availability
11 13 (7.88%) Mathematics
11 13 (7.88%) Performance Testing
12 11 (6.67%) Test Strategy
13 10 (6.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 70 (42.42%) C#
2 57 (34.55%) C
3 54 (32.73%) C++
4 50 (30.30%) Java
5 43 (26.06%) JavaScript
6 32 (19.39%) SQL
7 15 (9.09%) Groovy
8 14 (8.48%) Python
9 13 (7.88%) Embedded C
10 7 (4.24%) MATLAB
10 7 (4.24%) Ruby
10 7 (4.24%) Scala
11 5 (3.03%) Ada
12 4 (2.42%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.42%) Go
12 4 (2.42%) Java 8
13 3 (1.82%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.21%) Haskell
14 2 (1.21%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (17.58%) Degree
2 9 (5.45%) PhD
3 7 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.82%) CWNA
5 2 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.88%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) Def Stans
2 2 (1.21%) MISRA
3 1 (0.61%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.61%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.61%) MISRA C
System Software
1 18 (10.91%) Docker
2 15 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.03%) Grafana
4 4 (2.42%) Prometheus
5 3 (1.82%) OpenNMS
6 2 (1.21%) Graphite
7 1 (0.61%) Ansible
7 1 (0.61%) Consul
Vendors
1 25 (15.15%) Splunk
2 20 (12.12%) Oracle
3 14 (8.48%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.85%) Atmel
5 6 (3.64%) AppDynamics
5 6 (3.64%) ATG
6 4 (2.42%) New Relic
7 2 (1.21%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.61%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) Talend
8 1 (0.61%) Xamarin